Hiking experience

Bike & Wine Lago Maggiore

Matasci Fratelli SA

Description of the activity

After a welcome coffee at Tenero station, you set off by bike along the shores of Lake Maggiore to Ascona, where a guide will tell you about the agricultural specialities of the Tenuta Terreni Alla Maggia. After a tasting and an aperitif, we set off for the town of Locarno: a light lunch with a view of the Piazza Grande awaits you at the Gran Caffè Verbano. Re-energized by a good risotto, we return to Tenero for a visit to the historic Cantina Matasci with wine tasting.


09:30 a.m.:
  • Meeting point at Bar Express at Tenero station (individual arrival in Tenero by public transport or by car, parking available).
  • Coffee or cappuccino and gipfel, bottle of mineral water, pick-up of the bike for those renting it.
  • Departure by bike to Ascona.

10:30 a.m.*:
  • Arrival in Ascona at Tenuta Terreni alla Maggia. Visit of the winery with wine tasting, cheese board and typical bread.

12:00 p.m.:
  • Departure by bike to Piazza Grande in Locarno.

12:30 p.m.:
  • Arrival at Gran Caffè Verbano for lunch (salad, risotto, dessert).
  • Free visit of the town of Locarno.

2:15 p.m.:
  • Return by bike to Tenero

3:00 p.m.:
  • Arrival in Tenero at Cantina Matasci for guided tour and wine tasting.

4:30 p.m.:
  • Conclusion of the event and bike return.

* Punctuality required, thank you.

Further information:

  • The cycling route is easy and flat (about 16 km) and is done individually.
  • Bike hire available at Bar Express Tenero: tel. +41(0)91 730 96 62, info@bar-express.ch. 
  • Animals are not allowed.
  • Event not suitable for children.
  • Minimum 8 pax, maximum 25 pax (contact us for info).
  • Registration: at least 4 days before the event date (Tuesday).
  • Confirmation of tours by the organisation: 3 days before the event (Wednesday).
  • We recommend comfortable clothing and a sweatshirt for the cellar tours.
  • The event will be cancelled if there are fewer than 8 participants.
  • In the event of bad weather, the tour will be cancelled 24 hours beforehand.
  • In both cases, the registration fee will be refunded.

For further information, please contact us on +41(0)91 735 60 11.

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CHF 95

/ Adult

Practical information

Address : Via Verbano 6, Tenero-Contra

Public transport(s) : Bus, Train

Duration of the activity : 7 hours

Max number of people : 25

Language(s) available : English, French, German, Italian

Indoor & outdoor

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